Multiplex scoops landmark £1bn Nine Elms scheme

Aaron Morby 2 years ago
Share

Chinese developer Dalian Wanda Group has selected Multiplex to build its £1bn Nine Elms development near Vauxhall in London.

One Nine Elms twin towers are to rise above the neighboring 1 St George skyscraper

Multiplex is the third contractor to take on the project after two previous preferred bidders failed to agree a final price.

Interserve was originally selected to deliver the mixed-use project comprising two towers reaching 42 and 58 storeys. But the firm and its joint venture partner China State Construction Engineering Corporation abandoned the project in April.

Balfour Beatty then beat Multiplex on the project rebid, but also stepped away two months ago after failing to agree the contract price.

Tim Gawthorn, Director at Wanda One (UK) said: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Multiplex as our main contractor for the delivery of One Nine Elms, which on completion will create 437 high quality residential apartments, a 5 star Wanda Vista hotel, world-class amenities and public spaces for the community to enjoy.

“Following the EU Referendum, this important announcement further demonstrates our commitment to deliver an iconic mixed-use development in the heart of London.”

Ashley Muldoon, CEO at Multiplex for Europe, Middle East, and Canada said:  “We are delighted to be working with Wanda globally, supporting them to deliver in Australia – and now in the UK on this prestigious project.”

The 1.14m sq. ft One Nine Elms development brings to market 437 homes, as well as the first Wanda Vista Hotel to open outside of China.

The scheme also includes a business centre, fitness suite and children’s play area. The landmark project will also provide a further 3,584 sq ft of high-quality retail space and landscaped parkland for the local community to enjoy.

Latest news

Wates rejigs construction senior management

Mark Tant promoted to new managing director role at construction division
9 hours ago

Alun Giffiths signs £70m final phase Worcester link road

Contractor to start work in March on A4440 Worcester Southern Link Road
8 hours ago

Interserve fights to quell stock market jitters

Share price rallies after plunging to all time low yesterday as group denies crisis
19 hours ago

Crossrail contractors facing overtime clawback

Bills questioned in race to get the job completed
12 hours ago

Heathrow names airport expansion delivery boss

KPMG's Emma-Jane Houghton joins in February and is in charge of procurement, contracts and costs
11 hours ago

British Land aims to start £385m London project duo

Developer looks to start major Shoreditch scheme and Paddington hotel within 12 months
12 hours ago

Sisk tipped for Sheffield Park Hill estate student scheme

Work to start early next year on plan to convert former housing block to student rooms
11 hours ago

East London raid saves modern slavery victims

Man arrested and six potential victims safeguarded
12 hours ago

Contractor closes down concrete products business

Mounting losses force Concrete Products (Kirkcaldy) to cease trading
1 day ago

Payroll company ceases trading blaming VAT changes

Sprite shuts down as tax change looms which could have huge impact on construction
2 days ago

HS2 unveils Crewe Link £1.6bn civils bid plan

HS2 Phase 2a to be split into two civils packages worth over £750m
2 days ago

Landsec grows London pipeline of work to £2bn

Developer confident about property market in the capital
1 day ago

Plan for Sheffield’s tallest building approved

32-storey private rental flats scheme gains outline planning
1 day ago

McCarthy & Stone plans more competitive tendering regime

Retirement homes specialist advances building cost reduction plan
1 day ago

£384m North London community scheme approved

Britannia Leisure scheme will be built next to Shoreditch Park in Hackney
1 day ago

Forrest sites closed as contractor tries to refinance business

Company denies administration rumours as talks with banks continue
3 days ago

Pre-construction work starts on £1bn Silvertown Tunnel

Specialist ITM Monitoring lands deal under pioneering Tfl framework
2 days ago

Wates appoints former Willmott Dixon finance chief

Philip Wainwright joins as new Chief Financial Officer
2 days ago

Spurs strike deal to use Wembley for whole season

Club agrees contingency plan if new stadium still not ready in the New Year
3 days ago

Galliford Try appoints new highways ops director

Three former Carillion directors now senior directors at highways business
3 days ago

Plan for £410m London Camden Lock estate rebuilds

Estate rebuilds and linked Barratt scheme will deliver 1,300 homes at Camden Goods Yard site
3 days ago

McAvoy wins Northumbria offsite hospital wing job

£15m order for new wing at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.
3 days ago

Strabag confirmed for potash mine tunnel fit-out

Yorkshire potash mine developer signs off final construction contract
2 days ago

Gravity probe could spell an end to hole digging on sites

Scientists get funding for new generation of sensors which could revolutionise ground investigation work
5 days ago

Amey wins £50m North West roads design

Amey Consulting secures Area 10 design deal adding to its maintenance contract
5 days ago

Boost your online presence – join the new Enquirer Directory

New site for suppliers and buyers will showcase their products, services and latest stories
7 months ago

Construction new work output grows 2.8% in third quarter

Activity rebound driven by new private housing
5 days ago

McLaren gets green light to start Tottenham Hale revamp

Landlord Grainger acquires first phase of redevelopment scheme for £41m
5 days ago

Building boss fined after roof collapse on resi conversion

Lucky escape for three tilers after roof cave-in
5 days ago

Go-ahead for £100m Cardiff Interchange

22-storey flats, offices and bus station plan approved
6 days ago

Contractor services